Alabama Deadliest Day

| April 29, 2011 @ 6:55 am | 16 Replies

Note: these fact have been updated from information provided by Alabama Emergency Management Agency.

Information is gradually being gathered on all the storms yesterday. While not all of these deaths may be a result of the tornadoes, April 27, 2011, is turning into one of the deadliest days in Alabama weather history. Here is the release from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency with the number of weather related fatalities yesterday by county.

FROM THE OFFICE OF THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 29, 2011, 5:41 pm
Number of weather related fatalities climbs to 238
COUNTIES REPORTING DEATHS:
Bibb 1
Calhoun 9
Cullman: 2
Dekalb 32
Elmore 6
Fayette 4
Franklin 27
Hale 4
Jackson 8
Jefferson 19
Lawrence 14
Limestone 4
Madison 7
Marion 21
Marshall 5
St. Clair 13
Tallapoosa 3
Tuscaloosa 45
Walker 14

Some folks are still unaccounted for.

COUNTIES REPORTING MISSING:
Elmore 1
Marion 20

Number of persons reported hurt or hospitalized: over 1730

-Brian-

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Brian Peters is one of the television meteorologists at ABC3340 in Birmingham and a retired NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist. He handles the weekend Weather Xtreme Videos and forecast discussion and is the Webmaster for the popular WeatherBrains podcast.

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